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Organised mum reveals how she uses baby oil around the house to buff, clean and untangle jewellery

Your new secret weapon: Mum reveals the unlikely cupboard staple she uses to buff, clean and even untangle jewellery

  • An organised mum-of-two has revealed how using baby oil helps with cleaning
  • Chantel Mila, from Melbourne, has three ‘hacks’ for using the cheap item
  • She said buffing your sink with a microfibre cloth and baby oil will make it shiny
  • Chantel also said you can use it to remove mucky fingerprints from the fridge
  • Furthermore, the mum-of-two uses a little to help untangle jewellery items

An organised mum-of-two has revealed how using baby oil around the home makes cleaning so much easier.

Chantel Mila, from Melbourne, said there are many ‘hacks’ for baby oil – including buffing and cleaning your fridge, polishing your sink and even untangling jewellery.

‘There are three surprising ways that baby oil will become one of your go-to home cleaning products,’ Chantel posted on Instagram.

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An organised mum-of-two has revealed how using baby oil around the home makes cleaning so much easier (one of Chantel’s cleaning hacks pictured)

'After cleaning your sink, buff in baby oil with a microfibre cloth to keep it shinier and cleaner for longer and repel water marks,' Chantel said (pictured)

'After cleaning your sink, buff in baby oil with a microfibre cloth to keep it shinier and cleaner for longer and repel water marks,' Chantel said (pictured)

‘After cleaning your sink, buff in baby oil with a microfibre cloth to keep it shinier and cleaner for longer and repel water marks,’ Chantel said (pictured)

1. Use it on your sink

The first way you can use the $5.99 product is to buff and clean your sink.

‘After cleaning your sink, buff in baby oil with a microfibre cloth to keep it shinier and cleaner for longer and repel water marks,’ Chantel said.

She demonstrated exactly how well this trick works with her own sink, which afterwards looked so sparkly it is as if it hasn’t been used. 

‘It makes the biggest difference doing this once a week or so,’ Chantel added. 

The second way you can use baby oil is on your stainless steel devices, like your fridge and oven (pictured) as it helps to get rid of mucky fingerprints

The second way you can use baby oil is on your stainless steel devices, like your fridge and oven (pictured) as it helps to get rid of mucky fingerprints

2. Use it on your stainless steel 

The second way you can use baby oil is on your stainless steel devices, like your fridge and oven.

‘Buff baby oil into stainless steel appliances in your kitchen to keep them fingerprint-proof for longer,’ Chantel explained. 

Again, the only thing you need other than some baby oil is a gentle microfibre cloth.

Chantel said the trick helps to make untangling jewellery so much easier (pictured before and after)

Chantel said the trick helps to make untangling jewellery so much easier (pictured before and after)

Chantel said the trick helps to make untangling jewellery so much easier (pictured before and after)

3. Use to to untangle jewellery

Finally, you can use the budget product to untangle your jewellery.

All you need to do is add a little of it to your tangled gold or silver chains, and it should make the dreaded chore ‘easier and quicker’. 

‘I hate doing this but baby oil makes it so much simpler,’ Chantel said.

BEFORE: Previously, a group of Aussie mothers shared how they used plain baby oil to clean their household appliances after spotting a recommendation online (pictured)

AFTER: Previously, a group of Aussie mothers shared how they used plain baby oil to clean their household appliances after spotting a recommendation online (pictured)

BEFORE AND AFTER: Previously, a group of Aussie mothers shared how they used plain baby oil to clean their household appliances after spotting a recommendation online (pictured)

Thousands who saw her clip were impressed with the tricks, and while some said they knew about stainless steel, many said they had never heard about how baby oil works wonders with the sink and jewellery.

‘Never heard any of these and the stainless steel one has me excited. The dreaded finger prints drive me nuts,’ one person posted.

‘I’m going to have to try this with my tangled jewellery! They do my head in,’ another added.

'To whomever it was that suggested using baby oil to make the kitchen sink shiny again and to get rid of the streak marks… you are AMAZING,' one woman wrote with her sink (pictured)

‘To whomever it was that suggested using baby oil to make the kitchen sink shiny again and to get rid of the streak marks… you are AMAZING,’ one woman wrote with her sink (pictured)

Previously, a group of Australian mothers shared how they used plain baby oil to clean their household appliances after spotting a recommendation online. 

‘To whomever it was that suggested using baby oil to make the kitchen sink shiny again and to get rid of the streak marks… you are AMAZING,’ one woman wrote. 

‘I should’ve taken photos before but here are the results anyway… I even tried it on the kettle!’ 

Others shared before and after photos that illustrated how well the baby oil worked at making the products bright and shiny as if they were new – without any greasy feeling.

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